5 iPad and iPhone games you should definitely play this week

By , on December 26, 2021
Last modified 6 months ago

Updated 26th December 2021. Original post by Harry Slater, updated by Himanshu Cheeta

Mobile games are becoming increasingly popular in the gaming community. Various titles are released for iOS, leading to a sea of games. This becomes quite overwhelming for newcomers to mobile gaming as there are so many games to choose from on the App Store. There are games from all genres like action, adventure, casual, RPG, and strategy.

Here we will choose the best five games from this sea. You can enjoy these games to the fullest, with much to explore.

1. Pokemon Unite

Pokemon Unite has surprised the stores with its super-rich gameplay experience. Most of us grew up watching the Pokemon series, and a game related to that will help us relive those childhood memories. Pokemon unite is an excellent 5v5 MOBA where you coordinate with your team to defeat opponents and earn points. You can enjoy it for free with cross-platform support as well.

For mobile, you can experience some extraordinary graphics. The game is well-suited for mobile and can be enjoyed anytime, anywhere.

Download Pokemon Unite from the App Store.

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2. Minecraft

Probably by now, every single gamer knows of, or has at least heard of, Minecraft. Starting its journey on PC and console, Minecraft has entered the mobile gaming realm with many improvements. It is now very well optimized for mobile and brings all the goodness of the original Minecraft right to your fingertips.

Many new things have been added since release. Even the co-op feature has been added so that you can enjoy Minecraft with your friends and family. Being an open-world game, it has tremendous potential to grow to even more heights in the future.

Download Minecraft from the App Store.

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3. Plague Inc.

Now that the Covid-19 pandemic has caused a lot of trouble around the globe, the virus's origin is still at large. But in Plague Inc., you will be the reason for the end of humanity. You can spread deadly viruses, bacteria, and pathogens to various countries, affecting millions. The main aim is to end humanity, and you can achieve this by mutating the pathogens to a point where they are indestructible.

Strategy plays a significant role because a wrong move will see your virus get exterminated. After all, as the disease spreads, humans will start working on a cure.

Download Plague Inc. from the App Store.

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4. Fallout Shelter

After the grand success of the Fallout series on PC and console, the mobile version is here to make the series portable. Fallout Shelter is very different yet similar to the original. It focuses entirely on the survival aspect of the series. You are in a shelter and need to manage various things, including defending your shelter from enemies.

But Fallout Shelter has implemented the survival part of the original game well. It's entertaining to play and will keep you busy for hours as there are many things to keep an eye on.

Download Fallout Shelter from the App Store.

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5. Street Fighter IV CE

Street Fighter IV CE is another game that has made its way to mobile from PC and consoles. The game is very well optimized, and you will notice similarities from the original, such as fighters, character customization, and maps. Considering iOS devices have good specifications, you can easily run the game at max settings. If you have an older iOS device, it might struggle to run as it's pretty intense in terms of visuals.

It's a paid game on the App Store and is worth every penny. It brings back the original essence of street fighter to your fingertips, making it one of the most popular titles in the gaming community.

Download Street Fighter IV CE from the App Store.

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